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Jessica Biel (from left), Noah Lomax and Gerard Butler star in Playing for Keeps, which opens Friday, Dec. 7.  FILMDISTRICT
Jessica Biel (from left), Noah Lomax and Gerard Butler star in Playing for Keeps, which opens Friday, Dec. 7.

PLAYING FOR KEEPS (PG-13): A down-on-his luck former soccer star returns home to put his life back together. Looking for a way to rebuild his relationship with his son, he gets roped into coaching the boy’s soccer team. Exchange, Evans


ALEX CROSS (PG-13): Alex Cross is on a collision course with the serial killer Picasso. Masters (opens 12/7)

BRAVE (PG): Merida turns to a witch for help and is granted an ill-fated wish. Masters

THE CAMPAIGN (R): A blundering congressman faces a newcomer. Masters (ends 12/6)

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (PG-13): Terrorist leader Bane forces Batman to resurface. Masters

END OF WATCH (R): Young Los Angeles police officers patrol the city’s meanest streets. Exchange (opens 12/7)

THE COLLECTION (R): When Elena’s friends take her to a secret party, she never imagined she would become the latest victim of The Collector, a psychopathic killer. Exchange, Evans

FLIGHT (R): A pilot saves a flight from crashing, but an investigation reveals something troubling. Exchange, Evans

FUN SIZE (PG 13): A girl finds popularity might not be what she really wants. Masters

HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET (PG-13): Sarah and her daughter find the house of their dreams and learn the small town has a chilling secret. Masters

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA (PG): Dracula’s lavish resort is where monsters and their families can live it up. Exchange

KILLING THEM SOFTLY (R): Brad Pitt plays an enforcer out to get some thugs who stole from the mob. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

THE LIFE OF PI (PG): Pi, a zookeeper’s son, finds himself in the company of a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan and a tiger after a shipwreck sends them adrift. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

LINCOLN (PG-13): In a nation divided by war, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

LOOPER (R): When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they send the target 30 years into the past, where a “looper” – a hired gun, like Joe – is waiting. One day, the mob sends back Joe’s future self. Masters

THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN (PG): After an infertile couple plants their hopes for a child in the garden, a young boy emerges from the soil. Masters

PITCH PERFECT (PG-13): A group of college singers fights to the top of music competitions. Evans (ends 12/6)

RED DAWN (PG-13): The U.S. has been invaded, and a small Northwestern town is the initial target. A group of residents fights to take back their freedom. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (PG): Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost band together against the evil spirit Pitch. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

SILENT HILL: REVELATION (R): A woman must descend into the bowels of hell to find her father. Masters

SKYFALL (PG-13): As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must destroy the threat. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken

TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE (PG-13): An aging baseball scout tries to hold onto his job. Masters (ends 12/6)

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 (PG-13): Bella, Edward and the rest of the clan seek help to protect their family against the Volturi. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

WRECK-IT RALPH (PG): Arcade-game character Wreck-It Ralph is tired of always being the “bad guy” and losing to his “good guy” opponent, Fix-It Felix. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

Now showing

Evans Stadium Cinemas: 4365 Towne Center Drive, Evans; (706) 869-1269

Masters Value Cinemas: 2824 Washington Road; (706) 736-4444

Regal Aiken Mall Cinema 8: 300 East Gate Drive, Aiken;
(803) 641-0900

Regal Augusta Exchange 20 & IMAX:
1144 Agerton Lane; (706) 667-6653 or (706) 667-8585

Monetta Drive-In in Monetta, S.C., is now closed for the season; (803) 685-7949,

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